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Greater Boston author readings Sept. 3-9

Tuesday

Odd Arne Westad (“The Cold War: A World History”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store ... Dr. Sandro Galea (“Healthier”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Coop, 1400 Mass. Ave., Cambridge

Wednesday

Daniel Goleman and Richard J. Davidson (“Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body”) reads at 6 p.m. at Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge ($5 tickets at http://www.harvard.com/event/daniel_goleman_and_richard_j._davidson/) ... Alex Gilvarry (“Eastman was Here”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store ... Jennifer Tseng (“The Passion of Woo & Isolde”) and Andrea Cohen (“Unfathoming: Poems”) read at 7 p.m. at Newtonville Books, 10 Langley Road, Newton Centre

Thursday

Kim Adrian (“Sock”) and Matthew Battles (“Tree”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith ... Vanessa Grigoriadis (“Blurred Lines: Rethinking Sex, Power, and Consent on Campus”) reads at 7 p.m. at Harvard Book Store

Friday

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Zvi Sesling (“Fire Tongue”), Gloria Mindock (“Whiteness of Bone”), and Len Krisak (“Afterimage”) read at 7 p.m. at Brookline Booksmith

Terence Cawley can be reached at terence.cawley@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @terence_cawley